Saltwater Series II – 5th-20th June 2021

Saltwater Series II – 5th-20th June 2021

Kim Pragnell has been a professional painter of the sea for over ten years, based in a delightful village studio in Iwerne Minster, Dorset. Despite the distance from the nearest coast, he has been able to use his considerable time spent at sea, both in the Royal Navy and with sailing yachts around the south […]

A Year On Hardown Hill – 17th May-6th June 2021

A Year On Hardown Hill – 17th May-6th June 2021

Our first exhibition of 2021 in Sou’-Sou’-West Gallery’s neighbouring art space will be painter Edward Hall’s ‘A Year on Hardown Hill’. Running alongside our popular mosaic exhibition ‘Picking Up The Pieces’, Edward’s more intimate show offers something very different. A former Landscape Architect, Edward’s professional career involved the literal shaping of a wide range of […]

Museum in a Matchbox

Museum in a Matchbox

– ‘A creative centenary celebration in miniature’ Lyme Regis artist and Lyme Bay Arts member Christine Allison invites creative adults to join her in making 100 innovative matchboxes to display in the museum to celebrate Lyme Regis Museum’s 100th birthday. The idea – visit Lyme Regis museum and choose an object from all the exhibits […]

Telling Tales! – 19th May-19th June 2021

Telling Tales! – 19th May-19th June 2021

Come and see ‘About a Bee’, Or fish for Ivor in the sea!Then sing along in seaside rhyme, And learn how seagulls spend their time! Carolyn King Pictures, words and whimsy created by author and illustrator Carolyn King for her children’s books About a Bee, Along Came a Seagull and The Fish Lizard of Lyme. […]

Picking up the Pieces – 8th-31st May 2021

Picking up the Pieces – 8th-31st May 2021

We are delighted to welcome 20 mosaic artists from the south west, who have come together to exhibit their varied, colourful and often surprising work in Picking up the Pieces at the Sou’-Sou’-West Gallery on the Symondsbury Estate from 8th to 31st May. This exhibition showcases the enormous diversity of style that the artists have brought […]

Spring into Art – 12th April – 3rd May 2021

Spring into Art – 12th April – 3rd May 2021

‘Spring into Art‘ is an open exhibition for all our associates, so expect to see a wide variety of images and 3D work on the theme of spring – however it is interpreted! We’ll be open from 10.30-4.30 daily in the shop, and from 12th April – 3rd May in the main gallery where you’ll […]

A funding boost for us

We are incredibly grateful to share the news that Lyme Bay Arts CIC has been awarded funding from the government’s Culture Recovery Fund, administered by Arts Council England. This grant is vital to our plans to support our brand new gallery shop, to further develop our digital strategy, and to continue to provide creative opportunities […]

Unwrapped, 2 December 2020 – 19th January 2021

Unwrapped, 2 December 2020 – 19th January 2021

A roomful of delights – 2D and 3D artwork and work from local designer-makers specially selected by the curators to inspire your gift-giving this Christmas. Open 10.30-4.30 Thursday – Monday (closed 25 – 27 December  and 1st January); plenty of free parking on site. “Unwrapped” is in the right-hand room, and our Open exhibition “Bring […]

Bring Art To Life, 2nd December 2020 – 19th January 2021

Bring Art To Life, 2nd December 2020 – 19th January 2021

Rescheduled after lockdown – now reopening after lockdown on 2nd December! This open exhibition is about bringing art to life and will focus on a celebration of colour and form. We felt this was an opportune moment, in these uncertain times, to give the opportunity to both the creative practitioner and the viewing public, to […]

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